War of 1812
out more about the second American War of Independence.
War of 1812: Another American
The War of 1812 has
often been called the Revolutionary War Part II. And in many
ways, it was just that. This fun, illustrated article
examines the causes, battles, and aftermath of the
The Burning of Washington, D.C.
The White House burned on August 25, 1814, the result of an attack by British forces during the War of 1812. It is the only time that the American capital was occupied by enemy forces. The British burned the Capitol and the Treasury and other buildings as well, forcing a mass exodus. President James Madison fled to a nearby Maryland town.
Ironsides": The Unsinkable
Constitution, called "Old Ironsides" because shots seemed to
bounce off its thick wooden hull, was a warhorse, capturing
more than 24 enemy ships in the War of 1812 alone.
War of 1812 Website
Huge site has articles, animated graphics of battles, book
reviews, quizzes, and much more!
Reports on the War of
Students just like you wrote these reports! Site also
includes links to battles and other information.
The War of 1812
Great site gives you the story as never before, including
maps, articles, first-hand accounts, and more! In English
Site has great first-hand accounts, including the British
version of the burning of Washington, D.C.
of Isaac Brock: Hero of the
Don't know much about Isaac Brock? Read this biography and
see why he helped win the war.
Events and Causes of the
Helpful table matches dates with events.
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